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SportLukaku calls on FA to tackle racism

04:40  10 september  2019
04:40  10 september  2019 Source:   skysports.com

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Belgium and Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku says he thinks Serie A is taking action on racism - and he wants the FA to follow suit.

The former Manchester United striker was subjected to monkey chants from the crowd during Inter's 2-1 win over Cagliari earlier this month.

Lukaku calls on FA to tackle racism © Getty Romelu Lukaku was subjected to racist abuse by Cagliari fans

He responded with an Instagram post, in which he called for action - adding that 'instead of going forwards, we're going backwards'.

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Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku , who was subjected to racist abuse by Cagliari supporters on Sunday, said that Italian football must combat racism in stadiums if it wants to attract the world’s top players to Serie A.

Premier League players have also suffered racial abuse this season, with players including Marcus Rashford and Tammy Abraham targeted online after failing to convert penalties.

Lukaku calls on FA to tackle racism © ASSOCIATED PRESS Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku, right, celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Lecce at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

And speaking after a goalscoring performance in a 4-0 win for Belgium over Scotland on Monday, Lukaku reiterated his call for action from football's ruling bodies.

"What I said was short but powerful, everybody understood," said Lukaku. "Now I think Serie A is taking action, I'm hoping UEFA and FIFA is going to be next, and also the FA because a lot of my friends, they play in the Premier League.

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Racist stereotypes are never acceptable in football or wider society, irrespective of any intention to show support for a player. It's great to see the fans unite and put a stop to the Romelu Lukaku chant. I'm sure we'll come up with a much better and censored one 👏.

Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku , who was subjected to racist abuse by Cagliari supporters on Sunday, said that Italian football must combat racism in stadiums if it wants to attract the Lukaku said in an Instagram post on Monday that football was going backwards in the fight against racism .

Lukaku calls on FA to tackle racism © 2019 Andrea Staccioli STADIO GIUSEPPE MEAZZA, MILANO, ITALY - 2019/08/26: Romelu Lukaku of FC Internazionale reacts during the serie A football match between FC Internazionale and US Lecce. FC Internazionale won 4-0 over US Lecce. (Photo by Andrea Staccioli/LightRocket via Getty Images)

"They have been going through it as well on social media. It's something that needs to happen as well in the UK, but for me right now I just want to focus on my performances."

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